#BostonStrong For Lax Players – Now Head To Toe

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We first introduced you to ChariToes last year when they started raising money for the One Fund Boston with their Boston Strong / One Fund-themed socks. Charitoes is making a big impact this season, too. Read More…

Posted in: Accessories, Apparel

STX Recalls Shield Throat Protector Due to Laceration Hazard

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STX is recalling 4,000 units of the Shield Throat Guard which is a piece of equipment worn by goalies. The Shield Throat Protector can crack or break when struck by a lacrosse ball, posing a laceration hazard to the user. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. Read More…

Posted in: Goalie equipment, STX

East Coast Lacrosse USA And Canada Shirts

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We figure with the Olympics coming up that you might want some fresh gear to rep where you’re from. East coast Lacrosse has just designed new USA and Canada shirts. All four are made in the USA with a quick-drying body and breathable inserts. Read More…

Posted in: International, Shirts

The Best Helmet Wrapz You’ll See All Day

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Kennesaw State Men’s Lacrosse club will be taking their game to the next level this season in stylish new helmet decals. The team installed fresh Gorilla Wrapz to their helmets and the finished product is clean. Friday night made for quite the party for the strong MCLA team entering its 5th season. Read More…

Posted in: Gorilla Wrapz, Helmets

Must See One Handed Practice Goal From University Of Michigan

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We just received an inbox from a loyal LPG reader and it’s a BEAUT! The message is below followed by the sick highlight. One handed goals never get old. Read More…

Posted in: D1, video

StringKing Lacrosse Launches uSTRING BETA

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Lacrosse Playground is proud to share StringKing Lacrosse’s new announcement with the entire lacrosse community. Years of hard work, trial & error, pocket testing, photo editing, and shooting video have resulted in their latest release: uSTRING BETA. Read More…

Posted in: Stringing

Faceoff Academy Coaches School Us on Face-Offs

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Face-off rules have been tinkered with for the better part of the last decade, but the role of the face-off man got a little extra attention last spring because of some media articles and coaches questioning the necessity of facing off. The Face-Off Academy is one of the nation’s leading instructional academies for face-off specialists. We spoke to Face-Off Academy coaches Greg Gurenlian, Chris Mattes and Jerry Ragonese about all things face-off related. Read More…

The Creator’s Game: A Story of Baaga’adowe/Lacrosse

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As most LPG readers know, lacrosse is a team sport of Native American origin, played by warriors for the glory of the Creator. It is a game of both sport and spirituality for Native Peoples. We believe a new book, The Creator’s Game: A Story of Baaga’adowe/Lacrosse, will make a great Holiday gift. This book for readers ages 8-12 is about a young Native American boy named Travis Skinaway who is feeling discouraged by his lack of skill on his lacrosse team, but he is buoyed up by learning the historical and cultural importance of the game to his ancestors.

Guardian Cap Making an Impact in the Lacrosse Community

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Last year we reported a womens team wearing helmets throughout an entire season. The trend is spreading across the country in not just lacrosse, but other sports as well. In contact sports like football and men’s lacrosse extra precaution is being taken with Guardian Caps. Read More…

Posted in: Helmets

Project 9.9 Launches First Webisode of 2013 Event

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Project 9.9 is pleased to announce the viewing of their second annual event through a three-part webisode series that captures the action of each day. The first webisode showcases an introductory component for those that are unfamiliar with Project 9.9. Co-founders, Paul Rabil and Mark Millon, highlight the video by narrating the origin of their concept. Read More…

Posted in: High School, Training